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CNN
Dec 30, 2012 3:00am PST
syrian state tv showing bodies there on the ground, the syrian government for its part is saying that there was a battle in this area that they went in, that they captured and killed numerous terrorists. we should add that terrorist is the term that the syrian government uses to describe rebel opposition fighters. particularly gruesome. we're talking about a death toll that was reported yesterday of at least 397 people. that's according to the local coordination committees. that's the highest one-day death toll they reported since the conflict began in syria nearly two years ago and in that time, we should mention, over 40,000 people have been killed. alison. >> it really is invecredible. calling for a cease-fire. yesterday the bloodiest day yet. either possibility either side will actually lay down their guns? >> well, it looks less and less likely as each day goes by. this past week we've seen a fleury of diplomatic activity. then he went to russia yesterday. he was meeting with russian foreign minister. russia is one of the key players of what goes on in syria because they hav
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am PST
to get more details about this. the syrian government for their part said they went in and that they captured and killed a lot of terrorists. terrorists is the term they use when they're referring to opposition fighters. this sounds like a horrific crime that happened yesterday. we're waiting for more details to emerge in the hours to come. alison? >> it seems the rebels are gaining ground or a crackdown by syrian forces? >> essentially a war of attrition. it has been for quite a while. yes, the rebels have been gaining ground. that's according to most analysts and the members we speak with on the ground. they have been able to capture more in the north of the territory and even in and around the capital and the fact of the matter is the regime is cracking down. they continue to crack down and the regime still has the air power. very hard for the dynamic to shift dramatically why the regime has the warplanes. what we hear again and again when rebels capture a city or liberate a city and then the airplanes come in and warplanes start shelling and drive them out of those areas. >>
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 4:00am PST
, it's true, maybe there's going to be somebody in the federal government that thinks we need to ask some questions of this person. >> but if you're the person here talking to the uncle and you're completely innocent, you're still caught up in this. >> you're not caught up in the sense you're going to jail, not caught up in the sense that anything bad is going to happen to you. >> thank you to brian todd reporting there. >>> we want to update you now on the investigation into the killing of two firefighters who were ambushed as they battled a fire in upstate new york on christmas eve. police have arrested the gunman's neighbor. authorities say the 24-year-old woman bought a semiautomatic rifle and a shotgun for the suspect who later killed himself. she faces federal charges that she lied to authorities. spangler couldn't buy the guns legally because he was a convicted felon. he had them with him during the attack. >>> let's talk about some weather because winter is just a week old at this point. >> what a winter it's already been. >> millions of people have been going, all right, i'm
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 3:00am PST
with the devil. the cuts, which are politically expedient, but costly to government expire in ten years time. >> both houses of congress have now passed a package of tax relief that will protect the middle class. >> when it came time for the cuts to expire, the u.s. is just emerging from the worst recession since the great depression. so president obama agreed to extend the tax cuts for two more years in exchange for congress extending federal emergency unemployment benefits. those cuts are expensive. if they're extended by 2020, the bush-era tax cuts will be responsible for more than half the total national debt. democrats insist that taxes go up for the wealthy but stay in place permanently for those earning less than $250,000 a year. >> we need to stop the job killing tax hikes, and we need to start cutting spending now. >> republicans refuse to play ball. they say no higher rates on the rich, no tax hikes on anyone. based on an ideology that calls for government to be as small as possible. the roots are as old as american politics, but today the philosophy's main spokesman is this m
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 3:00am PST
government has set up thousands of heating centers to help people deal with the extreme cold. the temperatures there have dropped down to just one degree fahrenheit, far below the average for this time of the year. >>> well, this morning it looks like a major u.s. ally will have a new constitution, but theare still a whole lot of questions about egypt's democratic future. the draft charter has been approved by a majority of voters in a referendum. official results are expected later on. two rounds of voting followed violent protests. >>> let's check in now with cnn's ian lee. he is in cairo this morning. good morning. how was the voter turnout? >> well, randi, voter turnout was really, really low. lower than a lot of people were expecting, especially in the turmoil we saw leading up to this election. the second lowest turnout we've seen. 32% of egyptians came out and voted, which really is having a lot of people wondering where the 68% of other people weren't voting. either they were unwilling or unable to cast their votes. it really is not a strong mandate for the muslim brotherh
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
? why today? >> so soon after the shootings? >> because i'm worried that the government's going to put so much regulations on being able to do this, you know, come future months that it's not going to be an option for me. >> industry analysts see this as a possible peak to the sales growth that began with the election of president obama four years ago. u.s. gun sales totaled $2.5 billion in 2008, this year that figure could top $3.5 billion. david mattingly, cnn, roswell, georgia. >>> we'll explain what a group of newtown residents are doing to prevent more massacres there. >>> here's a look at what's coming up. >> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is cnn saturday morning. linsanty, the london olympics and lance armstrong's shame, the top ten most memorable moments in sports. >>> more guns, that's the nra's solution for preventing another school massacre. all morning long, we put gun control in focus. >>> an olympian with a double life. why hamilton apologized for her second career in las vegas. i know. i'm will, and this is the nokia lumia 920 from at&t. it's got live tiles
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 3:00am PST
government would be forced to buy milk at double the cost that could push the price for a gallon of milk to over $7. >>> and today is the second and final round of voting on a referendum for egypt's new draft constitution. it comes one day after clashes in alexandria between supporters and opponents of president morsi. has sparked concerns over the power it creates for the president. >>> christmas is going to come early for some lucky lottery winners. el gordo, the world's biggest lottery has a jackpot approaching $3 billion. the reports if the winning numbers were played by a group of people in northeast spain, but participants should be prepared to split the money. there's no single jackpot. instead, it's a share the wealth system with thousands of winners, still it works out to about $524,000 per person. >>> and been going gangnam style? you are surely not alone. the viral hit song by south korean rapper psi is now the most watched music video of all time. that's according to billboard which says it's been viewed now more than 1 billion time. that's billion with a "b." gangnam st
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